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. but we do know the united states, the obama administration has rejected an offer to exchange an undisclosed number of american hostages. other hostages have been freed and hair he would winning new details are emerging about their treatment. for the details, let's bring in jill dougherty. she's over at the state department. jill? >> wolf, just a few minutes ago here at the state department i was upstairs, secretary clinton meeting with the japanese foreign minister and both of them discussing this crisis in algeria. she said that she had spoken yet again with her algerian counterpart and she stressed once again, she said, the upmost concern they have is for the safety and security of the hostages. but when i asked her about the criticism that's being leveled by the united states and other countries against some aspects of this operation, the algerian operation, here is what she said. >> let's not forget, this is an act of terror. the perpetrators are the terrorists. they are the ones who have assaulted this facility, have taken hostage algerians and others from around the wor
that supported president obama in the last election are considering changing state laws to give the winner of a state's popular vote, all of the electoral college votes. they are proposing that the votes be divided proportionately. according to a new poll, the nra is more popular in the u.s. than the entertainment industry. the poll by the "washington post" found that 41% of adults see the nra in a positive light. while 34% view it in a negative light. that compares to 24% of people who have positive feel -- feelings about the industry. >>> since the gun control debate has started, many stores are saying their guns have doubled. some are on a year-long waiting list. people say they want to buy assault weapons now in case they are banned later. >> this is a live look at the press conference underway right now in newtown, connecticut. >>> the sandy hook school support fund has received more than 8.4 million in donations. former connecticut senator joe leiberman is scheduled to meet with the newtown connecticut today to help determine the best use for those funds. >>> a hijacking scare on an
states had a focus on is, especially during the economic crisis when president obama came in -- you had rising problems with north korea -- that is what chuck hagel is saying. we do not have a magic wand. we need to essentially figure out the limitations we have. you can act in certain places and then hopefully find successes in those. that is a realistic assessment of power that i think gary schmitt and others on the neo- conservative side think the role of the united states is. they become more responsive of contributors to the international system. when you have limited power, i think it makes someone like chuck hagel very skeptical about the ability of the united states to do that. definitely when chuck hagel and senator jack reed traveled with president obama, this is part of their discussion. host: what kind of relationship do these two men have? guest: they do get along personally. i think if you looked at the first term of the obama administration, president obama -- it was quite natural for him to pick then-senator clinton to be secretary of state and keep bob gates on as secre
, the hostage takers said -- on thursday, secretary of state hillary clinton defended the obama administration's decision to aid france's operation in mali. >> it is important to this latest incident into the broader context. we hope this will be resolved with a minimum loss of life. but when you deal with these relentless terrorists, life is not in any way precious to them. but when this incident is finally over, we know we face a continuing ongoing problem and we're going to do everything we can to work together to confront and disrupt a credit. we're going to be working with our friends and partners in north africa. we're supporting the french operation in mali with intelligence and airlift. we are working with half a dozen african countries as we did with respect to somalia over so many years to help them be prepared to send an african troops. >> earlier today, the nation's refugees set up -- said many are to be uprooted. to talk more about the events in nigeria and mali, we go to washington, d.c. to speak with emira woods, a co-director of foreign policy in focus at the institute for poli
states to do that -- chuck hagel very skeptical of the ability of united states to do that. when he traveled with president obama, a think this was part of this discussion. host: what relationship does carry schmidt and senator hagel have? guest: if you look of a first term of the obama administration, there were doubts about his foreign policy and. it was natural for him to pick then-senator clinton to be secretary of state. i think in a second term, he is not running for reelection. he is more inclined to pick somebody he is comfortable with. the gun along in the senate, so presumably they will get along in it administrations -- they got along in the senate, so presumably they will get along in the administration. i think the fundamental reason, senator hagel, he and the president are in lock step. one of the things it should be done in the hearings for the nomination, and the things about american power and leadership, it is fine to talk about the limits of power. everyone should understand hard limits to power. i think that issue, that debate can be used fully put on the table w
. back to you guys. >>> new this morning president obama is losing yet another member of his cabinet. the tier yor secretary ken salivar is stepping down. the interior secretary is stepping down. he is leaving to spend more time with his family. secretary of state hillary clinton, defense secretary leon panetta and several others are leaving the team in a couple of weeks. >>> in just a few hours from now, president obama plans to unveil his plan to reduce gun violence. cbs news says the plan calls for bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as including criminal and mental health background checks for customers in all sales. the proposals would have to be approved by the house and senate something the president admits is not a sure thing. >>> nearly 6 out of 10 americans favor stricter gun laws according to a new "associated press" poll. 35% say gun laws should remain unchanged and 5% wanting looser gun laws. >>> the new report that highlights the dangers of energy drinks. >> plus, crossing the line. the florida teen arrested
violence. first the inaugural address on monday and the state of the union address. as we mentioned, he is turning obama for america into this organization for action and vice president joe biden made this promise to you and your colleagues at the mayor's conference yesterday. i want to show everybody. take a listen. >> we're going to take this fight to the halls of congress. we're going to take it beyond that. we're going to take it to the american people. we're going to go around the country, making our case, and we're going to let their voices -- the voices of the american people be heard. >> sir, what do you think this organization is actually going to be able to accomplish? do you think it can match what the obama reelection campaign was able to do? >> yes, i do. and i'll tell you why, this really isn't about the power of the presidency versus the power of the nra. it's about the power of the people. and as you've seen in poll after poll since newtown, there's about a 16-point increase in the number of people from about 39% to 54% number of people who believe that we need smarter g
hagel very skeptical of the ability of the united states to do that. that is a legitimate debate. but definitely when chuck hagel and jack reed traveled with president obama when he was running for office, i think this was part of their discussion. host: what kind of relationship do these two men have, the president and senator chuck hagel? guest: they do get along personally. if you look at the first term of the obama administration, president obama was elected, there were doubts about his national security experience. it was quite natural for him to pick then senator clinton to be secretary of state and keep bob gates on as secretary of defense. i think he thinks in the second term, he is not running for reelection. he has had experience, so he is much more inclined to pick somebody who is comfortable with, which is senator chuck hagel and senator john kerry. they got along in the senate, so presumably there will get along in the administration. i would add that i do think that one has to ask why, for example, the president is willing to make a flight out of the nomination? i d
cain in 2006 saying chuck hagel would make a great secretary of state and then he and lindsay graham are expressing those same doubts. it's all hypocrisy. if barack obama appointed the greatest woman that ever lived to a position, i think half the republican caucus would be against it. but chuck hagel's going to pass. chuck schumer's declaration was crucial. the only way chuck hagel would run into trouble is if there were significant democratic defections and i think chuck schumer is a leader and his statement makes it clear that won't happen. >> there is a new poll out that shows most americans support chuck hagel's nomination even though 33% had no opinion, i think for a defense secretary post. that's a pretty high recognition factor. what do you think's going to happen here? >> well, i agree with the governor. chuck hagel will be confirmed. he has the relations in the senate. i think the support from chuck schumer is -- was key. but i think at the same time, it's fair to raise questions about the comments he's made about israel, about his oppositions to sanctions towards iran, his
industry operatings in the suburbs of los angeles. women from other countries coming to the united states to give it birth. >>> and we're just days away from president obama officially kicking off his second term. he will swear in with marilyn luther king's bible. >> we received a request from the committee ask imthey could use the bible. >>> this is cnn newsroom and it's happening now. er. >>> manti -- that was not necessarily the case. susan candiotti has been speaking to folks on campus. do we have any more answers for this very strange story as to whether or not this girl ever actually existed? >> reporter: the only real answers we hope to get is when manti te'o finally decides to stay something and we don't know yet what that's going to be, but around campus, people still say this is a great guy, a role model for kids. we talked to a sports officer who said there was rumblings on campus way back in september when manti initially said that his girlfriend had died. there was a lot of talk about it back then. >> no one was really inquiring into this relationship status before. they didn
. . >>> well, a big story we're following. gun appreciation day rallies are planned across 49 states today. crowds gathering to support the right to own firearms. the group guns across america organized the event. the rallies come after the newtown school shootings, leading president obama to attempt to ban assault weapons. >>> a news alert tonight. district police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting near howard university on georgia avenue northwest. police say 44-year-old tracy mcfadden was shot in the chest and died. so far, no suspects. if you know anything about this crime, call district police. >>> and this just in, montgomery county police have made an attack on an elderly woman. it happened in the bridge cheney area grocery store. the suspect is 45-year-old ricky jefferson from silver spring. police say he threw the elderly victim to the ground, then robbed her. >>> a developing story out of baltimore. baseball legend earl weaver has died. 82-year-old weaver was a hall of fame manager with the orioles. sources say weaver died on a caribbean cruise associated with the team
. we appreciate it and we'll keep following the story. >> still to come, president obama draws a line in the sand and dared republicans to cross it. >> plus, a legendary hacker commits suicide, and his parents say the united states government is to blame. >>> and another woman gang raped in india. what will stop it? freida pinto of "slumdog millionaire" comes out front. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary, not commission. they'll get straightforward
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attack that disrupts communication and transportation and vital services across multiple states. >> these kinds of attacks could be a sign of pearl harbor, an attack could tha would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. >> reporter: it may not even be fiscal destruction, but physical. the obama administration needs to do more work with the private sector. >> what we need to worry about are either the terrorists suddenly becoming interests because it's not that hard or some of the nation states that are less responsible, like iran deciding that it's time to play more aggressively. >> the president's former national security adviser says right now there's no real punishment for cyber attacks. >> ultimately we're going to have to have some sanctions effective and consequences meaningful and in some ways ultimately to counter those technologies. >> in fact, the u.s. government took the first step down that road when defense secretary leon panetta indicated that the u.s. military would have the right to launch a pre-emptive military strike if it detected that a major cyber
to aqim are backing increasely brash in their activities. the obama administration needs to have a clear and focused policy on limiting the threats that they pose to the united states and to americans working abroad off of the usual battlefields. the statement goes on, this is from mike rogers, chairman of the intelligence committee, additionally, this administration needs to better understand the specific threats posed by aqim and other affiliated groups if we don't deal with these mill. >> translator: groups and terrorists swiftly and effectivelily, they will pose an increasing threat in the future as in benghazi and now algeria and mali. that's a statement from the chairman of the house intelligence committee. suddenly northwest africa is the latest front in the terror war. jihadists say it's a response to algeria's support for a french anti-terror offensive in neighboring mali where an al qaeda group has made major, major gains. brian todd is taking a closer look at what is going on there. >> wolf, we are getting information that there likely is a connection between the group which t
continues to struggle with a debt crisis that the obama administration fears could affect positive economic trends here in the united states. >> goal is setting up new headquarters in the u.k. that is when all is said and done, could be worth nearly $2 billion. the mountain view based company has purchased a 2.4 a. pilots in of london's king's cross. google plans to build a 1 million square foot-11 story office. construction is expected to start later this year and is expected to be finished by 2016. >> amazon is taking another step to try and lessen apple's a grip over on-the vice music sales. the online retailer says that they will launch their html 5 m p three store specifically for the iphone and the ipad itouch. amazon is offering 22 million tracks on it's a mobile web site amazon.com/ mp3. when a user makes a purchase, it is automatically transferred to their amazon clout player and can be played back using a mobile app. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back perry e. >> there was a multi car accident that was blocking traffic in also eight big read the perry ea semi truck. ha brid
been a trusted obama aide. >>> the former south carolina governor, mark sanford made it official on wednesday that he will run for that state's open congressional seat, this after his ex-wife jenni announced she would not. sanford said a state senator and old college friend convinced him he would be the perfect guy for that job. >> he called me and said mark, you know, you have to do this he said you were talking about deficit, government spending 1520 years ago when nobody was that much focused on it. they are now. here's a chance for you to take what you learned on the way up, what you learned on the way down, what you learned in congress before, what you learned in the governorship and apply it to what is really the debate of our time. >> you will remember his governorship, which was riddled with that story where he admitted an affair with a woman from argentina back in 2009. >>> look at this, unless you're a little claustrophobic. this oregon woman spent nearly four hours trapped in an eight-inch space between an apartment building and a 20-foot wall. this happened early wedn
, of course, in his inauguration speech on monday and then in the state of the union address. our poll shows most people support his plans for gun control and immigration. and to support his agenda, he's going to turn his campaign organization obama for america ofa into a nonprofit called organizing for action. but it will be an uphill battle. right now, house gop leaders are huddled in virginia plotting their next moves at their annual retreat. let me bring in a.p. national political reporter and political reporter for the "national journal." good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> we've been through a pretty rocky year. you've had a bruising election, the fiscal cliff, of course the tragedy in newtown, and it does feel like in washington very little can get accomplished right now. our poll shows 56% favor tighter gun control laws, 52% want illegal immigrants who hold jobs to apply for legal status. so, liz, what are his second term priorities going to be? what are we going to hear from him? >> well, look, i think he's already signaled what they're going to be. he's made it very
know? >> reporter: jenna, good afternoon. white house officials are now saying president obama is receiving regular updates on this situation which remains as you say ongoing and sensetive. the numbers involved here have varied wildly with the latest from algeria's state news service now saying nearly 100 of 132 hostages seized have been freed. that word comes after algerian security forces launched a helicopter assault on the complex yesterday. 18 of the islamist militants have been reported killed. however there are reports two filipino hostages have died. earlier today britain's prime minister confirmed the death of one britain. he said london received no advance notice of the helicopter raid. >> when i spoke to the algerian prime minister later last night he told me this first operation was complete but this is a large and complex site and they are still pursuing terrorists and possibly some of the hostages in other areas of the site. the algerian prime minister has just told me this morning they're now looking at possible routes to resolve this crisis. >> reporter: the two
this contact. dismiss it as local people who they got to listen to, republicans say these are obama people and democrats will say what is my president doing putting me in a hard place? a red state democrat against gun control will be enthusiastic being lobbied by the president? bill: that is interesting. >> final issue is ethical. this is fraught with all kinds of ethical perils. laws say the white house can not spend resources to lobby the congress. and that may mean, you can't take white house personnel and send them to go do fund-raising events for this obama for america. there are strictures what guidance the white house can give. you can't direct a group. the white house can't pull the people in, here are the five things we want you to do, go do them. bill: but the intent here, and familiar players, jim messina, david axelrod, stephanie cutter. robert gibbs, those are all people that have been with him for the past five plus years. but the idea is to push what the president believes are the right ideas and policies for the country regardless as to whether or not the democratic party i
: in syria, the death toll is 60,000 and counting. president obama so far says no u.s. boots on the ground, and no u.s. arms for the syrian opposition. his choice for secretary of state senator john kerry has gone further. >> we should weigh the risks and benefits of establishing safe zones near syria's border areas. >> reporter: if syria's president bashar al assad unleashes his chemical weapons, a real scare that emerged late last year, mr. obama says he will retaliate. >> the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. >> reporter: countries that lived through the arab spring two years ago are morphing into a zone of instability. barack obama put his administration on the line for egypt's president mohamed morsi, a member of the muslim brotherhood. but egypt's economy is on the ropes. across the region, political storm clouds ar gathering as iran, israel and eight arab countries hold crucial elections this year. >> in every one of them, a new form of right, far, far right is emerging as to change the balance of power. >> reporter: in his first te
-off with islamist extremists and a crucial role involving the u.s. in the siege. >> gregg: and president obama is preparing to take his second oath of office. will you be watching the inauguration? what the polls are telling us that americans will be doing on monday. >> the constitution of the united states. >> preserve what are you doing? nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >> gregg: get out your party hats, it's party time in the nation's capitol. almost. as president obama prepares for his second inauguration. but people across the country can catch the excitement watching the big moment lit right here on the fox news channel. >> heather: according to some new polls, by rasmussen reports, just 58% of americans plan to watch all, most or some of the inauguration. and that's down from 75% when president oba
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